Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Merit Based Immigration Bill

Staff Writer, DL Mullan
Immigration / Skills Based
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The government seeks to end mass migration and unskilled workers that flood into the job market lowering wages.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a skills-based
immigration points system, to focus family-sponsored immigration on
spouses and minor children, to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program,
to set a limit on the number of refugees admitted annually to the
United States, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
Mr. COTTON
(for himself and Mr. PERDUE) introduced the following bill;
which was read twice and referred to the Committee on

A BILL
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish
a skills-based immigration points system, to focus family-
sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children,
to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program, to set a limit
on the number of refugees admitted annually to the
United States, and for other purposes. 

To read the Bill in its entirety, please see our source document below.

Source: US Senate

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